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You can transfer AMEX Or Citi points to Qantas at a 1:1 ratio, Barclays points at a 1.4:1 ratio, Capital One points at a 2:1.5 ratio, or Marriott points to Qantas at a 60K:25K ratio.

Qantas doesn’t charge fuel surcharges for El Al flights.
Infants are free (besides taxes). They also get a regular checked baggage allowance of 23 kg.

QF runs regular transfer bonus promos. Be sure to transfer 500 points into your account and opt in for emails to get targeted.

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Flights are bookable from NYC, BOS, MIA, and LAX.

SMS is the easiest way to contact Qantas. The number is 1-478-772-6827. This can be used for airports that are unavailable online.

NYC-TLV is 37.8k points each way in Y, 63k in premium economy and 78k in J.
On 9/18/19 premium economy will be going up to 70.8k and J will be going up to 90k (each way).
Cancellation fee is 6k points.
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Re: Booking El Al with Qantas - master thread
« Reply #1185 on: January 28, 2020, 08:57:23 AM »
Horrible experience. Seats were just terrible. With metal footrest digging into feet when you try to sleep. They are open and exposed and the crew made sure to bump me all night. Wait the day.

dreamliner is great  never flew on the old one but was told its not too good

Those were exactly my thoughts...but with EL AL im sure i will book the dreamliner and they will have an aircraft switch anyways to the 777

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Re: Booking El Al with Qantas - master thread
« Reply #1186 on: January 28, 2020, 09:13:20 AM »
That wasn't the question. I find it hard to believe that he did a QF change for LY online.
I did a QF change on LY a few months ago.

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Re: Booking El Al with Qantas - master thread
« Reply #1187 on: January 28, 2020, 09:22:06 AM »
Those were exactly my thoughts...but with EL AL im sure i will book the dreamliner and they will have an aircraft switch anyways to the 777
nah
I did a QF change on LY a few months ago.
first report of this, you're probably remembering wrong.
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Re: Booking El Al with Qantas - master thread
« Reply #1188 on: January 28, 2020, 09:39:05 AM »


first report of this, you're probably remembering wrong.

You're right. I made up a story. Feels better now?

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Re: Booking El Al with Qantas - master thread
« Reply #1189 on: January 30, 2020, 09:46:13 PM »
"Had an option to do" or did?

Had an option. I selected change because I wasn't canceling.

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Re: Booking El Al with Qantas - master thread
« Reply #1190 on: January 30, 2020, 09:48:58 PM »
That wasn't the question. I find it hard to believe that he did a QF change for LY online.

Splitting a reservation and canceling is called changing a reservation and he did it with LY. I didn't cancel as noted above, I did make a change to the passengers I split off.

I did a QF change on LY a few months ago.
first report of this, you're probably remembering wrong.

And I'm the second report. You can definitely change LY reservation on QF site unless your change button is for some reason greyed out and their system won't allow you to.

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Re: Booking El Al with Qantas - master thread
« Reply #1191 on: January 31, 2020, 06:05:23 AM »
Splitting a reservation and canceling is called changing a reservation and he did it with LY. I didn't cancel as noted above, I did make a change to the passengers I split off.

And I'm the second report. You can definitely change LY reservation on QF site unless your change button is for some reason greyed out and their system won't allow you to.
You can split, you can cancel, but I and countless others have been unable to make an actual change.
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Re: Booking El Al with Qantas - master thread
« Reply #1192 on: February 04, 2020, 03:05:23 PM »
IS NYC to TLV still bookable? They website wont let me put in that combo...

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Re: Booking El Al with Qantas - master thread
« Reply #1193 on: February 04, 2020, 03:07:32 PM »
IS NYC to TLV still bookable? They website wont let me put in that combo...
ewr will bring up all nyc results

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Re: Booking El Al with Qantas - master thread
« Reply #1194 on: February 04, 2020, 07:24:08 PM »
IS NYC to TLV still bookable? They website wont let me put in that combo...
You need to search on a PC

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Re: Booking El Al with Qantas - master thread
« Reply #1195 on: February 05, 2020, 06:38:35 AM »
IS NYC to TLV still bookable? They website wont let me put in that combo...
I had such a problem before. You may have to click on "use points", if that doesn't work try multi city with just 1 destination.

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Re: Booking El Al with Qantas - master thread
« Reply #1196 on: February 05, 2020, 06:47:40 AM »
I had such a problem before. You may have to click on "use points", if that doesn't work try multi city with just 1 destination.
Pretty simple. NYC isn't recognized. You need to do either JFK or EWR and the results show for both.

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Re: Booking El Al with Qantas - master thread
« Reply #1197 on: February 05, 2020, 10:11:27 AM »
I know this is off topic but I couldnt get Qantas to pull up MLE

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Re: Booking El Al with Qantas - master thread
« Reply #1198 on: February 05, 2020, 10:21:04 AM »
Pretty simple. NYC isn't recognized. You need to do either JFK or EWR and the results show for both.
And they would show all nearby airports, unlike other programs where you would need to search every airport separately. LifeMiles for instance.

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Re: Booking El Al with Qantas - master thread
« Reply #1199 on: February 05, 2020, 10:29:48 AM »
The multi city works. Is there a way to search a calendar to find elal?